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Austin introduces innovative organic waste recycling program

Austin introduces innovative organic waste recycling program

| May 28, 2014

It is said that everything is bigger in Texas. If the eco-pioneers in Austin have their way, landfills will be an exception to that rule. Around 14,000 households in Texas’s capital city are participating in an ambitious pilot program that asks everyday citizens to collect their organic waste and haul it out to the curb […]

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Texas loosens water conservation regulations for HOA residents

Texas loosens water conservation regulations for HOA residents

| September 9, 2013

We’ve already reported on the drought decimating water supply in Texas this year. With widespread water restrictions in place, residents are being forced to get creative. Until recently, many homeowner associations (HOAs) enacted water conservation regulations, limiting the type of homespun water conservation methods that could be used. HOAs could (and frequently did) ban non-regulation landscaping or water […]

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Water conservation measures have Texas feeling parched

Water conservation measures have Texas feeling parched

| August 19, 2013

Everything is bigger in Texas — except for the water supply. The Texas Water Smart Coalition has urged Texans to be stingy when it comes to using water this summer. According to an article posted to the Gilmer Mirror, Texas is in the throes of a “record-breaking” and “historical” drought. Lack of rainfall combined with […]

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